Ham Nation

Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks and Cheryl Lasik will cover the excitement and importance of ham radio - from tossing an antenna wire in a tree allowing you to talk to the world, to the importance of ham radio operators in time of disasters. If you have videos, send them to hamnationvideos@twit.tv.

Records live every Wednesday at 6:00pm PT/9:00pm ET.

October 26, 2011
#23: Leo Works The Pileup

Indoor antennas, etching your own PC board, transmitting remotely from 3000 miles away, and more. N4PY Software provides the software for the Remote Mirrored Radio setup. The website is at www.n4py.com.

October 19, 2011
#22: Boy Scouts On The Air

Bob's trip to the National UK Hamfest and Lincoln Cathedral, 54th JOTA 2011, and a solder fumes extractor.

October 12, 2011
#21: What Radio Should I Buy?

Special cameo appearance by Joe Walsh! Plus National Electronics Museum, things to consider when buying a radio, building a speaker with a Dixie cup, and more.

October 5, 2011
#20: MFJ Factory Tour

Shelby Hamfest tour, the MFJ factory, a transmitter with one part, and more.

September 28, 2011
#19: Martin Jue, MFJ Enterprises

Huntsville Hamfest, Martin Jue's career, analog Volt-Ohm meters, and more.

September 21, 2011
#18: Leo Works A 20-Meter Pile-Up

World Trade Center antennas, insurance for portable gear, DVOM vs. AVOM, remote calling, and more.

September 14, 2011
#17: Amateur Radio Newsline Joins Ham Nation

Buddy Holly trivia, history of Amateur Radio Newsline, tips to prevent RFI, and more.